Our Favorite Mattress companies of 2020

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When selecting a Mattress, the most important items to consider are cost and quality to determine how many years you might get out of the investment. Delivery and return fees are a few other factors to review as well when finding the best option to fit your needs.

Saatva Mattress$200 off orders of $1000*

Saatva Mattress

The Saatva mattress is an ultra-premium, eco-friendly, sold exclusively online for under $1,000. Saatva mattresses are built with a distinctive high quality feature known as 'coil on coil' construction. Their lower coil unit offers a connected hourglass shaped steel support base. Their top coil unit features a luxurious individually wrapped coil system that contours and responds perfectly to your body, eliminating most motion transfer. This construction coupled with our advanced euro pillow top, can only be found in ultra premium mattresses.

  • Made in the U.S. with eco-friendly materials
  • Three different firmness levels
  • Back-relieving Support
  • 180 night sleep trial

*Partner terms and conditions apply.

Nectar Sleep$399 Of FREE Accessories With Every Mattress*

Nectar

Nectar sells one medium-firm mattress model that has excellent support, making it a great choice for back sleepers. It is manufactured with a cooling cover, gel memory foam, adaptive memory foam and a base layer. The mattress also comes with a 365-night sleep trial, and shipping and returns are free.

  • 365-night in-home trial
  • Forever warranty
  • Cooling Cover with Tencel™
  • Free shipping & returns in the U.S.

*Partner terms and conditions apply.

Cocoon by Sealy MattressSave up to 35%*

Cocoon by Sealy

  • Premium memory foam mattress
  • Cooling technology
  • Great support & comfort for side sleepers
  • 100 night risk-free trial

*Partner terms and conditions apply.

Helix Mattress

Helix Mattress

  • Wide range of firmness levels
  • 15 year warranty
  • Side sleeper relief
  • 100 night sleep trial
Purple Mattress

Purple Mattress

  • Designed for pressure relief
  • Purple Grid neutralizes body heat
  • Shipping and returns are free
  • 100 night sleep trial
PlushBeds Mattresses

PlushBeds

Plushbeds is a mattress company that specializes in manufacturing latex mattresses. Its mattresses and products are made in the U.S. from eco-friendly organic latex. Plushbeds also makes memory foam mattresses and adjustable beds.

  • Cooling latex
  • High Quality Materials
  • 25-year warranty
  • Over three full months sleep trial
Tuft & Needle Mattress

Tuft & Needle

Tuft & Needle mattresses are made of cooling polyfoam, a 7-inch foundation and a plush cover. Cooling gel and heat-wicking graphite keep sleepers cool. Tuft & Needle’s prices are affordable compared to other comfort mattresses — its twin mattresses start at $350, and California kings start at $750.

  • 7-inch foundation and plush cover
  • Affordable pricing
  • Cooling polyfoam & pressure relief
  • 100 night trial
Serta Mattress

Serta Mattress

  • Variety of options
  • 10 year limited warranty
  • Innerspring, Hybrid, & Foam option
  • 120-Day in-home trial
Puffy Mattress$300 off plus a free pillow on all mattress purchases + 15% off on accessories!*

Puffy

Puffy Mattresses is a bed-in-the-box mattress company that sells exclusively online and delivers directly to your door. There are two different types of Puffy mattresses: the Puffy Mattress and the Puffy Lux Mattress. They also supply several accessories, such as bed frames, pillows and mattress protectors. Puffy provides a 101-night risk-free trial, free shipping and returns, and a lifetime warranty.

  • High quality memory foam
  • Complete support
  • Good temperature regulation
  • 101 nights sleep trial

*Partner terms and conditions apply.

DreamCloud Mattresses

DreamCloud

DreamCloud specializes in luxury hybrid mattresses. Its mattresses have eight layers of memory foam and dense coils for comfort and support. The gel in the memory foam layer helps sleepers stay cool.

  • Plush Euro top for soft support
  • Memory foam and coil hybrid mattress
  • Lifetime warranty
  • 365-Night Trial
Idle Sleep Mattress

Idle Sleep

  • Gel foam, hyrbid, & latex options
  • Medium and luxury firm
  • 18-month money-back trial
  • Free shipping and returns

Choose the type of mattress for your sleeping position

While beds are not built with just one sleeping position in mind, and many people take on multiple positions throughout their sleep cycle, there are types of mattresses that suit certain sleeping positions better than others.

Side Sleeper

If you're a side sleeper, you'll want to look for a softer mattress that will allow your hips and shoulder to sink in a bit to ensure proper spinal alignment. Memory foam mattresses can be good for this. A soft to medium innerspring mattress can also work for a side sleeper.

Back Sleeper

Back sleepers have a slight advantage, as they can sleep comfortably on most mattress types. A medium-firm to firm mattress is recommended to provide the best support to those who sleep on their back.

Stomach Sleeper

Sleeping on your stomach can put extra strain on your body, so you'll want to look for a firm, supportive mattress to ensure proper alignment and pressure relief.

Partners

If you sleep with a partner, you'll want to pay careful attention to mattresses that talk about motion transfer (that is, how much the mattress moves—or doesn't—if your partner gets up or moves often in their sleep). Memory foam mattresses have been shown to be a good choice for couples due to their superior motion isolation.

Compare the different types of mattresses

Mattresses come in a multitude of builds, styles and materials. One of the first major decisions you'll need to make before you can begin shopping is which type of mattress you want.

Innerspring Mattresses

The traditional mattress. Spring mattresses use coils, typically made of metal, to support your weight. While spring mattresses are usually more affordable, the metal coils can cause irritation to pressure points and can weaken over time.

Memory Foam Mattresses

The trendy choice. Memory foam gets its name because after being compressed it “remembers” its former shape. In mattresses, this is ideal, because the areas where your body exerts pressure are cushioned, while other areas are supported.

Hybrid Mattresses

A little bit of everything. True to the name, hybrid mattresses are a combination of two or more mattress types. The most common is a spring-foam hybrid (innerspring and memory foam mattress), where traditional coils provide support but are surrounded by layers of foam for comfort.

How long does a mattress last?

The lifespan of your mattress will depend greatly on how you use it, your body type and the environment you live in. The Better Sleep Council recommends replacing your mattress every seven to 10 years, on average. Higher quality mattresses may last longer due to their superior materials and construction, but even expensive mattresses have an expiration date.

How do you know it's time to replace your mattress?

  • You wake up with neck or back pain, stiff limbs or feeling tired even after a good night's sleep.
  • You frequently toss and turn or wake up throughout the night.
  • There are low spots or visible sagging in your mattress.
  • Your mattress has suddenly begun creaking.
  • Your allergies are worsening, especially when it isn't your typical allergy season.
  • You've found a mattress firmness or style you like better.